Welcome to the website of New Zealand’s Acupuncture Professionals. This site is for both patient and practitioner

Acupuncture New Zealand is a self-regulated professional body, and is currently applying for
registration under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.


When choosing to be treated by a member of Acupuncture NZ you can be assured that you are in the hands of a safe and fully competent practitioner who meets the highest standards of education, professional conduct and practice.

All members of Acupuncture NZ are bound by the Rules and Code of Professional Ethics of the organisation and are required to complete on-going professional education in order to maintain their Annual Practising Certificate. 

Acupuncture NZ has been recognised in legislation since 1990 in the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) Act, which allows its members to work as treatment providers.

Acupuncture NZ is a member of the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), and also has strong affiliations with acupuncture associations in Australia, China, the United States, Britain and throughout Europe.